[kal-hoon, kuh l-]
- John Caldwell,1782–1850, vice president of the U.S. 1825–32.
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But, together, Webster, Clay, and Calhoun delayed the Civil War for 40 years.
Calhoun supported state nullification of federal laws and gave a speech to Congress titled “Slavery as a Positive Good.”
Invoking Wilberforce allows conservatives like DeMint to pretend that he, not Calhoun, is their moral lodestar and inspiration.What Plantation Is Jim DeMint Living On?
April 11, 2014
In a speech on the Senate floor in 1837, Calhoun defended slavery as a “positive good” and not a “necessary evil.”Southern Conservatives Revive Calhounism—Tyranny of the Minority
June 7, 2013
The "Calhoun Option" is to do whatever possible to stop progress, right here, right now.Wake Up and Smell Reality, Republicans
February 14, 2013
I suppose Calhoun's and the rebels' reasons are similar to me.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
Calhoun told her absently, as if he were thinking of something else.
"There's never yet been a case of reverse evolution," said Calhoun.
"It must have been plenty far away," said Calhoun restlessly.
In theory she was to compare Calhoun's lessons with his practise when alone.